IPL 2021 is all set to bid adieu to their fans. As the tournament is coming to the last stages. Yesterday( 11 October ) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. KKR won the match by 4 wickets. And they will fight for a spot for the finals against Delhi Capitals on 13 October in the second qualifier.
Ahead of the game Delhi Capitals game against Kolkata Knight Riders. Former West Indies batting legend Brian Lara feels that South African pacer Kagiso Rabada’s form is a concern for IPL franchise Delhi Capitals. The Rishabh Pant led Delhi Capitals had a brilliant campaign in 2021, and they ended up topping the points table with 10 wins in 14 encounters.
IPL 2021: “Kagiso Rabada’s form is a concern for Delhi Capitals”- Brian Lara
Speaking on Star Sports Select Dugout, Brian Lara spoke on why Delhi Capitals would love to see Rabada back in form. He says:
“Yeah, Rabada form is a concern for Delhi Capitals he is an exceptional talent. He played a big part in them getting to the finals in 2020. He got a lot of wickets in the middle and backend overs with slower balls. And that has not been happening for him off late.”
“When you got Anrich Nortje doing the business upfront, you want a world-class bowler who can do what he did in the previous tournaments. Which he hasn’t and this has cost him a little bit of anxiousness. I suppose Delhi Capitals will love to see Rabada back in form.”
Kagiso Rabada is the third-highest wicket-taker for Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2021 season. He bagged 13 wickets from 14 games at an average of and strike rate of 33.30 and 8.32 respectively. After Avesh Khan 23 wickets and Axar Patel 15 wickets. However, the South African has not taken a wicket in his last four matches.
Rabada played an important role for the team in the 2020 edition. When he bagged Purple Cap. He takes 30 wickets in that season.